Definitions for "Subordinate clause"
a clause that does not express a complete thought and is not a sentence; it depends upon something else to express a complete thought.
a clause in a complex sentence that cannot stand alone as a complete sentence and that functions within the sentence as a noun or adjective or adverb
a clause that is embedded as a constituent of a matrix sentence and that functions like a noun , adjective , or adverb in the resultant complex sentence
a group of words that contains both a subject and a predicate, but because it is introduced by a subordinating conjunction (i